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PROJECT DATECLIENT 10.28.2008 DAWN CORSO, PH.D. Grant Development Sunnyside’s New Process
Establishin g a Need Unfortunately, money does not grow on trees. This wish is not felt more deeply than in the institution of public education. THE MISSION OF SUSD GRANT DEVELOPMENT IS TO: secure grant monies and assist others in securing grant monies for the educational gain of all stakeholders in the school district with primary foci on funding having the utmost impact on the greatest number of people and students as the prime beneficiaries of all funding.
Setting a Purpose The purpose for having an official protocol is to assist the district in creating a central information repository of grants applied for, denied, and funded within the district. CENTRALIZATION IS ESSENTIAL FOR MAINTAINING: 1) financial equity across the district, 2) matching existing resources with needs, and 3) ensuring alignment of school and district goals with all funding efforts.
Giving Direction In order to provide oversight, all grant requests will be reviewed prior to application through the appropriate process determined by dollar amount. SEE GRANT PROCESS FLOWCHARTS A & B: Essentially, grants less than $10,000 will be reviewed by the District Grant Writer, and grants more than $10,000 will be reviewed by the District Grant Review Committee, in addition to oversight provided by Business & Finance for grant budgets.
Grant Oversight Committee Dr. Manuel Isquierdo, Superintendent Ms. Jan Vesely, Assistant Superintendent, Curriculum & Instruction Ms. Anna Maiden, Administrative Director, Human Resources Ms. Karen Rodriguez, Accountant, Business & Finance Ms. Dawn Maddock-Pea, Principal, Desert View HS Mr. Bob Miranda, Principal, Billy Lane Lauffer MS Dr. Kathleen Bethel, Principal of Los Ranchitos ES
Providing Support A primary objective of the District Grant Writer and Committee in this process is to assist and educate others to become proficient at grant procurement in order to create internal sustainability. SUPPORT IS AVAILABLE IN THE FORMS OF: 1) posting of grant opportunities, 2) review/editing of inquiries, proposals, applications, & budgets, 3) consulting with individuals & grant project teams, and 4) staff training on grant writing.
Setting the next steps for schools… 1.REVIEW THE WEBSITE: http://www.sunnysideud.k12.az.us/district/gran ts 2. TALK TO COLLEAGUES 3. SCHEDULE SUPPORT MEETINGS 2. TALK TO YOUR STAFF 4. DIG IN & GET YOUR HANDS DIRTY